A student of criminology and forensics, Dale Giancaspro (1961-) has served twenty plus years in the operating room as an interventional radiographer. Besides being a freelance writer, Dale is an ardent sailor with a passion for wildlife, reading, and watching great movies. Married to his soul mate, he has two daughters. His first novel, Trade Winds, is a nautical adventure set in the 16th century. Dale resides in Texas, where the winters are mostly agreeable and the sailing endless.
Follow Englishman Sir Thomas Sutton's epic adventures on the high seas as he battles the Spanish Armada then sails to Africa for the spice trade. A recent insurrection on the island of Zanzibar forces Sutton to venture into Africa's dark continent in search of a fabled ruby mine in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro. It is the ultimate gamble, one that could easily cost him his life.